Royal wedding 2018: Who’s paying?

Royal wedding 2018: Who’s paying?

Image copyright Getty Images From choosing the cake to the flowers and even the chair-covers, anyone who’s ever planned a wedding knows it can be eye-wateringly expensive. But when it comes to royal weddings – with all the VIPs, security...
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London shares close at record on higher oil price

London shares close at record on higher oil price

Image copyright AFP London’s main index, the FTSE 100, closed at a record high on Thursday, and the FTSE 250 was boosted by a sharp rise in grocery delivery firm Ocado. The 100 index closed 0.7% higher at 7,787, just...
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Ocado shares rise 44% on news of Kroger tech deal

Ocado shares rise 44% on news of Kroger tech deal

Image copyright Newscast Shares in online grocer Ocado have surged by 44% after it struck a deal with US retail giant Kroger. Ocado’s technology will be used in the US exclusively by Kroger, which is one of the world’s biggest...
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Looking for a job in the UK? Indian engineers, IT professionals, among thousands being denied skilled visas, reveals data

Looking for a job in the UK? Indian engineers, IT professionals, among thousands being denied skilled visas, reveals data

London: Indian engineers, IT professionals, doctors and teachers are among 6,080 skilled workers holding a UK job offer who were denied visas to the UK since December 2017, according to a data released today, indicating that Indians are likely to...
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East Coast train line to be put into public control

East Coast train line to be put into public control

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChris Grayling says talk of nationalising the whole rail network was “missing the point” Rail services on the East Coast Main Line are being brought back under government control, following ...
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Deputy governor sorry for calling economy ‘menopausal’

Deputy governor sorry for calling economy ‘menopausal’

Image copyright Reuters The Bank of England’s deputy governor has admitted his comments that the UK economy is entering a “menopausal” era “conveyed ageist and sexist overtones”. Ben Broadbent used the phrase in a Daily Telegraph ...
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India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022: Survey

India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022: Survey

India may not achieve its renewable energy target of having 100 GW of solar energy and 60 GW of wind power by 2022, as per a survey conducted by a consulting firm Bridge to India. India is expected to add...
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Reserve Bank of India may have intervened in forex market to stem rupee fall, say dealers

Reserve Bank of India may have intervened in forex market to stem rupee fall, say dealers

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) likely intervened heavily in the foreign exchange market right from the start of trade on Wednesday to stem any fall in the rupee, three dealers said. “It looks like RBI is in a...
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EU paid Airbus billions in illegal subsidies, WTO rules

EU paid Airbus billions in illegal subsidies, WTO rules

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Airbus’ A380 was unfairly subsidised, WTO says The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has ruled that the European Union (EU) failed to comply with requests to end subsidies for Airbus. The US Trade Representative (U...
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New Look reviews clothing prices amid ‘fat tax’ row

New Look reviews clothing prices amid ‘fat tax’ row

Image caption The larger size (left), in the Curves range, costs £22.99, while the very similar pair in the standard range cost £19.99 Fashion chain New Look is reviewing its prices after an outcry that some larger-sized clothes were more...
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